Penguin Random House: PYR, RHCB, PRH Audio‘22 ALA Youth Media Award Honorees, Part 3

Continuing our coverage of the American Library Association 2022 Youth Media Award winners and honorees, we present more of our books that received literary and cultural awards and citations that`recognize excellence in the previous year’s picture, Children’s, and young adult books and audios, across a variety of categories and genres.

Asia/Pacific American Award for Literature
Recognizing individual work about Asia/Pacific Americans and their heritage.

Asia/Pacific American Award for Literature Picture Book Honor

A BOY NAMED ISAMU by James Yang (Viking Books for Young Readers)
Malinda Lo’s LAST NIGHT AT THE TELEGRAPH CLUB (Dutton Books for Young Readers) won the 2021-2022 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in the Youth Literature category.

American Indian Youth Literature Awards
Recognizing and honoring the best writing and illustrations by and about American Indians and Alaska Natives.

American Indian Youth Literature Awards, Young Adult Honor

NOTABLE NATIVE PEOPLE: 50 Indigenous Leaders, Dreamers, and Changemakers from Past and Present by Adrienne Keene [Cherokee Nation], illustrated by Ciara Sana [Chamoru] (Ten Speed Press)
Schneider Family Book Awards
Recognizing an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.

Schneider Family Book Award for Middle Grade

A BIRD WILL SOAR by Alison Green (Dutton Books for Young Readers, Listening Library, narrated by Jamie K. Brown)Schneider Family Honor for Middle Grade
A KIND OF SPARK by Elle McNicoll (Crown Books for Young Readers, Listening Library, narrated by Katy Townsend)
Schneider Family Honor Book Award for Young Children

A WALK IN THE WOODS written and illustrated by Hudson Talbott (Nancy Paulsen Books)
Sydney Taylor Book Award
Recognizing outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience.

Sydney Taylor Book Award for Middle Grade

HOW TO FIND WHAT YOU’RE NOT LOOKING FOR by Veera Hiranandani (Kokila, Listening Library, narrated by Priya Ayyar)
Sydney Taylor Book Award Honor for Young Adults

THE SUMMER OF LOST LETTERS by Hannah Reynolds (Razorbill, Listening Library, narrated by Imani Jade Powers)
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist
Recognizing the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18)

THE WOMAN ALL SPIES FEAR by Amy Butler (Random House Studio, Listening Library, narrated by Samantha Desz)

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